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Apollo 11
Apollo 11 crewmen await pickup by helicopter after landing

The three Apollo 11 crewmen await pickup by a helicopter from the U.S.S. Hornet, prime recovery ship for the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. The fourth man in the life raft is a U.S. Navy underwater demolition team swimmer. All four men are wearing biological isolation garments. Apollo 11 splashed down at 11:40 a.m., July 24, 1969, about 812 nautical miles southwest of Hawaii.

Catalog Date: 24 July 1969
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: S69-21698

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